Voices of 1776
The Story of the American Revolution in the Words of Those Who Were There
By Richard S. Wheeler
(Plume, Paperback, 9780452010789, 448pp.)
Publication Date: September 1, 1997
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Wheeler weaves from these first-person accounts a seamless narrative of the American struggle for independence, one that has both the dramatic sweep of an epic and the vivid immediacy of a personal journal.
"Participants and observers from both sides...famous and obscure come to life". -- Publishers Weekly
"This superior 'living history' is completely engrossing". -- Library Journal
"An excellent book for the student, buff, and professional". -- American History Illustrated
Richard Wheeler, an ex-marine, is the author of sixteen other books of military history, eleven of which deal with different Civil War campaigns and battles, including Voices of the Civil War, winner of the New York City Civil War Round Table's Fletcher Pratt Award. Wheeler is also the author of Voices of 1776: The Story of the American Revolution in the Words of Those Who Were There (Meridian). He lives in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.